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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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Torn end grain? I don't know.

04-05-2018 02:51 PM by MrJKristo

I’ve just about had it. I’ve been turning bowls from sassafra...

8 04-06-2018 12:36 AM
View Patsquatch's profile

Found some cedar logs

04-05-2018 02:31 AM by Patsquatch

Hello all! I’m new to woodturning but I already love it. I’ve bou...

12 04-05-2018 09:43 PM
View TooTall17's profile

New (to me) Lathe

04-04-2018 05:26 PM by TooTall17

Hello all, I was given a lathe yesterday by a guy I work with. I’m 3...

8 04-05-2018 02:37 AM
View TheDane's profile

Powermatic 3520C

03-10-2018 11:18 PM by TheDane

Just curious if anyone lurking around this forum has had any hands-on experie...

20 04-04-2018 08:25 PM
View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Bowl blanks

04-04-2018 01:15 PM by Mainiac Matt

So call me a sucker… but while making a “quick” run to Wood...

6 04-04-2018 07:57 PM
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04-03-2018 05:02 PM by Vicki

Is it safe to turn today’s PT lumber that doesn’t have the arseni...

4 04-04-2018 01:19 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Eucalyptus turning.

04-01-2018 09:10 PM by Jack Lewis

It is 11.5 inches wide and 13 inches tall, natural edged and clear coat and w...

3 04-02-2018 07:46 PM
View Madrona's profile

Birdseye Cherry? I didn't know there is such a thing!

03-30-2018 06:02 AM by Madrona

I turned an old piece of wood picked up at a yard sale and lo and behold,...

4 04-02-2018 05:16 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Segments and accuracy

03-29-2018 09:20 PM by Jack Lewis

As a general practice among those of you who do segmenting turning, what accu...

12 04-01-2018 03:49 PM
View Karda's profile

spindle gouge question

03-30-2018 09:06 PM by Karda

I want to see how 40 degrees will do on bowls but I don’t want to grind...

2 03-30-2018 11:40 PM
View Abter's profile

Jet 1440VS vrs Nova 1624 (w extension) ??

03-29-2018 02:37 PM by Abter

We are planning (hoping?) to upgrade the full size lathe in our community woo...

4 03-29-2018 07:16 PM
View Hockey's profile

Jet 1221vs Lathe Stand

03-18-2018 07:58 PM by Hockey

Those of you that have the Jet 1221vs midi lathe, do you also have the Jet st...

8 03-29-2018 05:01 PM
View BandsawJeff's profile

Sharpening carbide cutters on turning tools?

02-28-2018 08:03 PM by BandsawJeff

Have any of you guys had success with this? I subscribe to Ethan’s vide...

14 03-27-2018 06:11 PM
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Lathe Manufacturers

03-17-2018 03:33 PM by JollyGreen67

While in the process of stumbling through Laguna Tools 10% off sale, I discov...

24 03-27-2018 03:53 AM
View theartfulbodger's profile

Turning Technique

02-17-2018 05:09 PM by theartfulbodger

I saw this wonderful woodturning on a pinterest board, and I have tried t...

14 03-25-2018 07:06 PM
View Shaun's profile

Hollowing Tools for Small Vases and Small Hallowforms

03-23-2018 12:29 AM by Shaun

Hi everyone I’ve started making small vases on the lathe. Anywhere f...

10 03-25-2018 03:38 PM
View Madrona's profile

Have You Ever Tried to Turn Fir? Any Luck?

03-10-2018 03:15 AM by Madrona

I finally decided to give it a try since I have tons of it on the burn pi...

13 03-25-2018 04:37 AM
View Abter's profile

finish on copper ferrule ?

02-26-2018 08:32 PM by Abter

I am putting copper ferrule’s on handles I’m making for carbide t...

13 03-25-2018 04:28 AM
View 9x9's profile

new Robust Scout lathe with benchtop stand

03-20-2018 02:40 AM by 9x9

Built a benchtop stand for my new Robust Scout Lathe. Top is 23” X 46&...

12 03-25-2018 03:34 AM
View Karda's profile

bowl gouge angles

03-13-2018 05:52 AM by Karda

My 1/2 inch bowl gouge has I thin a 65 degree angle. Iuse a belt sander with ...

23 03-24-2018 06:00 PM

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